Son Jarocho: A Musical Style That Unites Mexican-Americans Mono Blanco, a veteran Son Jarocho band from Veracruz, performs in Los Angeles. Betto Arcos hide caption toggle caption Betto Arcos Betto Arcos It's a warm evening at Tia Chucha's Bookstore in Sylmar, in California's San Fernando Valley, not far from the neighborhood where Ritchie Valens created a rock 'n' roll version of the most famous son jarocho tune "La Bamba." Tonight, Aaron Castellanos is one of eight students in a music class held at the store. "I like the way that the jarana sounds," he says. Students learn the jarana in a Son Jarocho class at Tia Chucha's Centro Cultural & Bookstore in Sylmar, Los Angeles. Son jarocho comes from Veracruz, a state in the Gulf Coast region of Mexico, where three different cultures — Spanish, indigenous and African — came together more than 500 years ago. "This is the first instrument that I've ever learned, so I want to keep playing," Castellanos says. "When we had the first fandangos here in Los Angeles, the music was not that good. YouTube
Why Solipsism is Bullshit Next: Why Science (Natural Philosophy) Up: Critique of Specific Philosophies Previous: Why Descartes Proof of Contents Descartes asserted (as an axiom) that he could not doubt his own existence because to doubt implies a doubter. Everything else, the entire Universe itself, might exist only as a figment of my overheated dream-state imagination, a Matrix-like existence simulated for an audience of One, leaving him, like Pink Floyd's character in The Wall, wondering ``Is there anybody out there?'' One possible answer is no. It is well known in philosophy that this belief is logically unassailable. How can you prove me wrong? This (solipsism) is the worst of all possible Bullshit philosophy. There ought to be something wrong with it but it appears invulnerable even as it is absurd. For one thing, it is not terribly easy to reconcile true solipsism with our experiences of the Universe, at least when those experiences include Pain or Pleasure. Indeed, consider the artist further. ``Ugly?''
THC and CBD | Cannabis Effects THC (Delta-9-tetrahydrocannabinol) is the chemical in cannabis that makes you stoned. There can be a huge difference in the amount of THC in the cannabis you buy, sometimes it will be hardly anything, and other times it can go up to 40%. When THC enters your brain it has many effects – it can make you happy, relaxed and giggly. It can also make you feel stressed, paranoid, forgetful and sometimes make you see things that aren’t there. It can also make your heart beat faster and give you red eyes, because it makes your blood vessels open. It can give you a dry mouth and the 'munchies' as well. CBD (cannabidiol) is the second most common chemical in the cannabis plant after THC.
30 Challenges for 30 Days Did you know that it takes 30 days to form a new habit? The first few days are similar as to how you would imagine the birth of a new river. Full of enthusiasm it gushes forth, only to be met by strong obstacles. So, take a moment to reflect on the question ‘Who do I want to be in 5 years?’ Check out this short TED talk first to get inspired: Now pick one or more challenges and stick with them! However, be cautioned, picking too many challenges at the same time can easily result in a failure of all of them. #1 Write a I-Like-This-About-You note/text/email each day for someone (Easy) This is the perfect way to let someone else know you care. #2 Talk to one stranger each day (Hard) This is a great one to cure approaching anxiety. #3 Take one picture each day (Hard) This one gets harder nearing the end of the challenge because at one point you will run out of the easy shots. #4 Re-evaluate one long-held belief each day (Intermediate) #5 Take a 30 minute walk each day (Easy) We recommend:
Erik Satie: Complete Piano Works, Vol. 1 by Bojan Gorišek [FR | 1994] | Rockalterno's Blog Compilation [ MP3 | @320 | 134 MB ] France | 1994 | Modern Classical Bojan Gorišek (1962) is the leading Slovenian pianist in the field of contemporary music and known around the world for recording the complete piano opus of Erik Satie for the Blaricum Music Group from Amsterdam (Audiophile Classics), which was rated among the best recordings ever made. This is the most complete review of Satie’s piano compositions ever. Me gusta: Me gusta Cargando... Relacionado Música Dispersa - Música Dispersa [ES | 1970] Studio Album [ MP3 | @320 | 74.1 MB ] Spain | 1970 | Prog Rock | Prog Folk Musica Dispersa joined in Barcelona in 1970, when they recorded their only album, published by Diabolo (reedited in 1979 by Edigsa), in which they developed a really avant-garde music, with hypnotic… En "Prog Folk" The Crimson Jazz Trio - King Crimson Songbook, Vol. 1 [USA | 2005] En "Jazz Rock" Various Artists - Best Guitar Players [USA | 2001] En "Blues Rock" Archivado en: Classical, Modern, France
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AlanWattsLectures Alan Watts - Short Intro 35,901 views 5 months ago This short intro is only for use on my channel. Next lectures will be complete again.I would like to remind that i don't generate (and never will do) money from Alan Watts his lectures and i'm doing this all free. Mr. First lecture part: Out Of Your Mind Series - The Nature Of Consciousness "Big bang" part: Out of Your Mind Series - The Nature of Consciousness Vancouver sunrise timelapse: painting jars timelapse: ubuntu Electron bubble An electron bubble is the empty space created around a free electron in a cryogenic gas or liquid, such as neon or helium. They are typically very small, about 2 nm in diameter at atmospheric pressure. Electron bubbles in helium At room temperature, electrons in noble gasses move about freely, limited only by collisions with the weakly interacting atoms. Below a critical temperature, the mobility of the electrons drops quickly to a value much below what is expected classically. Electron repulsion from the surface of helium When an electron is forced into liquid helium rather than floating on its surface, it forms a bubble rather than entering the liquid. Here E is the energy of the bubble, h is Planck's constant, m is the electron mass, R is the bubble radius, α is the surface energy, and P is the ambient pressure. The 2S electron bubble  1. External links
When Einstein Met Tagore: A Remarkable Meeting of Minds on the Edge of Science and Spirituality On July 14, 1930, Albert Einstein welcomed into his home on the outskirts of Berlin the Indian philosopher, musician, and Nobel laureate Rabindranath Tagore. The two proceeded to have one of the most stimulating, intellectually riveting conversations in history, exploring the age-old friction between science and religion. Science and the Indian Tradition: When Einstein Met Tagore (public library) recounts the historic encounter, amidst a broader discussion of the intellectual renaissance that swept India in the early twentieth century, germinating a curious osmosis of Indian traditions and secular Western scientific doctrine. The following excerpt from one of Einstein and Tagore’s conversations dances between previously examined definitions of science, beauty, consciousness, and philosophy in a masterful meditation on the most fundamental questions of human existence. EINSTEIN: Do you believe in the Divine as isolated from the world?
The future of 3D printing lies in space and with an extra dimension The concept and use of 3D printing is now well established, with a large selection of printers available today, ranging from your low-price small 3D units for home to the larger and more robust industrial printers. The technology itself has also evolved and is now being implemented in a vast range of industries from food to automotive, aerospace, construction, health and many others. There are still a few things holding back 3D printing from any mass production over other manufacturing methods, but it is the technology’s application beyond Earth that it is showing real promise. The 3D printing space race The American space company SpaceX last year sent a Dragon capsule to the International Space Station (ISS) which carried the first ever zero-G 3D printer. The printer, developed by Made In Space, was built under a joint partnership with NASA’s Marshall Space Flight Center and was launched in September 2014. NASA is also investigating 3D printing in space for future exploration missions.